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THE MOHNING ; JOURNAL-COURIER, FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 1908.
NEWS OF NEIGHBORING PLACE FAIR HAVEN. gelist in this district, and with Mr Hillis, the singer, having met them at conferences in the west. Mr. Willis is a member of Trinity M. E. church, i but was anxious, owing to his ac- has been the guest of his parents Hillside avenus this week. i Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Xeale of At- . waier street, leave tnis morning ior, - . . . 4 ,u c-,nA A,-.m,A , New lork and wli! there embark o Congregatlonai church. Mr. Willis, tteamer for Jacksonville. They go first. when one of tne delegates to the con to Rock Ledge to stay about a week. ference of the Railroad Y. M. C. A. in and thence to Palm Beach for the re-ifJ. ka met these evangelists, who mainder of the winter, and return-1 , t d ,n the services , and at another line . Francis, . Edward Bergin and Jules Fredericks.- Music committee Miss Mvra .Rev. Father Edward Martin, who has ; Smith. Mis3 May fotone, and Ralph been ill the past three weeks is' re- moned to Brooklyn, by the death of her nephew, has returned to her home on Rogers avenue. , quairitance with the visiting workers, . covering and his friends expect to sse him on the street in a few da,ys. ly'for Mrs. Neale's health. She has ;been quite ill and was threatened with pneumonia, but is now much bettor and is able to make the trip. .Mr. and Mrs. Neale ' have taken winter trips to Florida for ten years. Last year there were quite a number in .the Xeale party and ..it . was con- time in Indianapolis, at a big confer ence of the Y. M. C. A., in which work Mr. Willis was engaged for a number of years- Mr. Willis says that the Chapman . campaign, which is different in its make-up from any other religious .movement which has visited New Haven, is all right, is on a husinpss hnsis and the results will aucted .by .Mr. Neale, but this time he; be mOKt M,,.ra,ftrv. ana airs. .eaie go aown aiane Captain George Potter, representing the Lewis Oyster company, of Bridge port, was up here this week trying to sell a steamerload of oysters. Every winter this company ships several car goes of oysters to Fair Haven. One of the boats that the company sends here is the Mary Lewis, one of the best oyster boats in the Connecticut fleet. Captain Potter is a former Fair Haven resident. 1 Mr. and . Mrs. Richard O'Brien are receiving congratulations over the ar lival of twins at their home on Hill side avenue. Both boys and their mother are doing well. L'niacke Committee for the selection of a ca terer Edwardo couins and Edwin ! cottage is pleasantly situated on Third E. E. Parker of Waterbury has been a recent guest at Laurel Beach. His A special meeting of the Half Hour Reading club will be held at the resi dence of Mrs.'B. S. Wilford of South Main street, on Friday afternoon of next week. . ' , ! 'A iarge, piece of' machinery weigh ting several tons, which has been standing in.'the yard of the . power v house in Grand avenue several weeks ' waiting until the foundations were pre pared for its installation, was moved 'into place yesterday, by the aid of ,j heavy purchases.' The big weight was slowly slid up an incline ; made of heavy timbers, and by night had got ijust through , the doorway into the house. The new generators , will be .. placed In position' as fast of possible, o that the company can avail of the 1 additional power which is much needed in running the: cars. ... It is 'expected that fully thirty old The funeral of Mrs. James H. Good sell was largely attended at her late residence in North Front street yes terday afternoon. Mrs. Goodsell was one of the oldest and a very highly respected Fair Haven resident. The services were conducted by Rev. Dr, 1 people will be conveyed in autos and j Sneath Mrs. Goodsell having been a ..Frederick Jourdan of Lynn, Mass., was the guest this week of his par ents, Mr. and -Mrs.' Henry F. Jourdan of Harbor street. . Quitea delegation of Branford people attended the symphony concert at Woolsey hall, New Haven, Tuesday ev ening. The new residence of George R. Stan nard on Church street is fast nearing completion and Mr. Stannard and fam ily expect to move Into it in the near future. The Twentieth Century Whist rlub met this week with Mrs. W. L. Moore of Hopson avenue. Brown, Jr. , General committee Miss Helen Whitney and Miss Marjorie Goddard. Is carriages to Calvary Baptist, church . from the Fair Haven district today to attend the service especially for the aged, whichbeglns at 3 o'clock. A lo .. cal cornmittee is .arranging for the J transportation. In the number who go will be several old ladies from the Home of the Friendless. It is also ex fpectcd. that many old people who are ' able, will go over in the cars. The card of invitation sent to the aged in this 'district, , reads as follows: ' "Our tribute to the men and women 4of New Haven who are of advanced jyears. All the aged are specially tn ivited to the Calvary Baptist church, -coTneYhapf''ahd'rork streets, Frl- S ..day, afternoon; January 7th, at 3 ' " o'clock. Address by Dr. Ostr'om. Old !'.$. hymns sung by : Mr. " Hlllls." til . Thl steamer','' Kansas City made a ii quick. run up from New York yester 1 day. The , boat,, loaded at .Roekaway 1 ,.Vltb l,3O0i bushels of oysters for Lan- crafts Brothers and came along via I New York harbor ; and East river to J the sound and thence to Fair Haven. 5 ' The boat left-Roekawa'y in 'the morn J. Ing. went through East River at 10 a. V m., and tied up at the wharf in Quin $ riplac rlvor at ,4 p. m. The schooner $ . Susie Collins sailed yesterday for Prov- IdyiieeRind lhs .Schooner Lena Row $ larifligois ti&ayV'and both will load 4j oysters for L,ancraft Brothers. The f company's new steamer, the Amanda f Lancraft, is approaching completion, 'jj The new boiler, engine and smoke- ! stack are all in place and it is ex- t pected the boat will be in commission II-' f?frrV'P' ' ': A child, In a Polish family in Pier- jont street, died of- diphtheria yester day. There are six families and 17 children in the house", 'but this is the first case of the disease there. member of his church Grand Ave nue Congregational-(-many years. Dr. Sneath spoke highly of the deceased and of her Christian character. There were many beautiful floral trib utes from relatives and friends, and the interment was in the Fair Haven cemetery. next month. Mrs. William Dixon, of Front street, entertained the members of the Em press Whist club Wednesday evening. Mid-day evangelistic meetings were held at the plant of the Mailable Iron j Fittings company at the noon hour on both Tuesday and Thursday of this week. Rev. Ora S. Gray, who conduct ed the service for men at the Congre gational church last Sunday afternoon, aso conducted both meetings at the above named factory. ; Oellghtrul Whist. Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Griffin entertain ed a number of their friends this evening at their residence, 38 North Whittlessy a'venue, with a reception and whist in honor of Mr. Griffin' sis ter, Mrs. Philip Finnegan of Salt Lake City.. Utah. Mrs. Finnegan has been the guest of honor at a number of whists which have been given during her stay here and has made a host of friends who will much regret to learn of her de parture for the west next week. Eight tables were occupied at the card con test. Following the whist a sumptu ous dinner, consisting of five courses, was served. The affair broke up at a late hour, every one expressing them selves as having spent a most enjoy able evening. - Those present were Mr. and Mrs. William Hassett, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Russo, Mr. and Mrs. Martin O'Connell, Mr. and Mrs. J. Hayden, Mr. and Mrs. J. Fitzgerald, Dr. and Mrs. W. P. Wil son, Mr. and Mrs. John Griffin,' Mr. and Mrs. Patrick O'Connell, Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Griffin. Mr. and Mrs. M. Griffin of. Meriden, Mrs. P. Fahey, Mrs. Philip Finnegan, Mrs. Elizabeth Brennan, Misa Grace O'Connell, Miss Dolly Fox, Miss Mary Griffin. Muss Bessie Brennan, Miss Kathcrine Bren nan. Miss Margaret Fahey, Robert Neary, Edward Kavanaugh, Principal J. E. McCabe, William Conroy, Frank Kennedy, and Daniel Griffin. avenue. Mrs. C. V. Sewa'.l of Laurel Beach han returned to her home from a visit with friends In Newtown. INTERESTING TO HOUSEKEEPERS. You, can And the best of quality In enamel ware and extra heavy tin ware at this store. Following ere a few suggestions The carpenters are very busy with cottages along the shore. Several are In course of erection at Woodmont, and at Fort Trumbull Beach. At Laurel Beach. Mr. C. V. Sc wall, the contractor, is building a number of cottages. The first slory of the one for A. H. Day tii of Naugatuck is completed, and the one for Mr. . Brickei of Waterbury is already enclosed. The friends of Miss Stillson of Bos ton, the sister of Mrs. Sewall of Lau rel Beach, will bo glad to know that she has recovered sufficiently from the pneumonia to be ableto visit Nauga tuck. Miss Stillson was very til for some time. ( Mr. and Mrs. Butler of the Lllu, at Woodmont, have both been 111 with the grippe, and are slowly convalescing. Tea Kettles, Teapots, Jelly Moulds, ENAMEL AYABE. Coffee Pots,1.' " Rice Boilers, ., " HEAVY TIN AVARE Potato Ricers, ' Ice Cream Moulds, Bread Tins, Saucepans, Soup Strainers, Collenders. Muffin Tins, Cake Tins, Dish Tan. J In fact, a complete assortment of .everything In these two line. . A. F. WYLI E, 821 Chapel St. ? Successor to John Bright & Co. . ' ,' After a three months' stay at the New Hax-en hospital to recuperate from a serious injury. Patrolman Co hee has returned to his home in Wool sey street ana expects to resume his Quite a Urge class will be confirmed place on the police force some timeJDy Rt. Rev. Chaunccy B. Brewster, Howard Bartholomew, who recently underwent an operation for appendicit is at the New Haven hospital, has re turned to his home in Branford, much improved In health. Mr., and Mrs. ,B. F. Small have re moved from New York and have leas ed a house In Sherland avenue. .. . The Misses Agnes and Lottie Smith; yof Hartford, have returned home after a visit witn miss Anna juason, or Quinnlpiac avenuer ;,' .The Fair Haven alderman,' Andrew P. Allen, by reason of his position as president of the hoard of aldermen, was acting mayor of, the city of "New Haven yesterday. Mayor. Martin was away and accordingly Alderman Al len was the acting mayor. He was not nt city hall, but. would have been called on had it been necessary to have his attendance in an official Rapacity. bishop of the diocese of Connecticut, at Trinity church next Sunday - morning. The rite will be administered after the regular office .of morning' prayer at 10:45 o'clock. Degree work will be exemplified at the next meeting of Widow's Son lodge, No. 68, A. F. and A. !.," next Wednes day evening. ' Rhode Island Takes Trial. A supper was givm In the Woodmont chapel last eventng, and was followed by' an entertainment and social. The supper was a delicious one. and was well attended, 1 guests being present from New Have.i and West Haven as well as from Mllford. The program n cluded a piano duet , by Mrs. Gorham and Miss Helen Bryan, a piano solo by Miss Helen Bryan, a drill by twelve young girl that was very amusing. It was entitled "The Milk Maids' Drill." The family album, full of reminiscences of "ye good olde time" was much en- Mr. George L Donovan of 147 Hall ave-! J'f(, ""d ca"a much laughter. nue, who for the past two years hasHerbcrt Srhleeht sang - several coon been trying In the states of Connect!- melodies. The social .time was yerv cut, New York, and Massachusetts. to'P'eaSUt get a trial of his suit for $20,000 dam ages against the N. Y., N. H. Sc H. 'R. The annual meeting of the Plymouth Captain Albert Bishop has gone to Florida and will remain there during the winter. , x Here w as n ors in ine second aegree ' trWe1fp:cVf .Toiar Star lodge, No. it, a. o. o. t. last eventng. There are jive 'other candidates waiting to take t.ho degrees. " ,' Mrs. James E. Woodhouse has gone to Newton, Mass., to visit the family of Rev. D. M. James. ' el Ashley. L. Willis, of Ferry street, whc Is an usher and also one of the personal - workers at the union I nue Congregational church, is well ac ti qualn'ted with " Dr, Ostrom, the evan- ,i : J 'J' ' ieTHOMPSON 5H0P ; Superb Reading 5 1 ; . Lamps of th finest designs are ohtainalle here at prices i which conform exactly to J those prevailing in New J York. The latest designs 1 in- lighting fixtures, "v. ' W ' ' - " ' ' ?46EIiI-STHAVEN-CT WESTVILLE. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Marvin of Central avenue, spent Thursday with relatives In Bristol. , ' The ladles of Trinity parish will give an entertainment , In ' Pythian hall on the 'evening of Wednesday, February 12. , '',. ., , . Maron-Rogeri' . Relief corps, W. R. C, will serve a chlrken p!e supper at; the residence of ,.Mrs. W, -T. Flanders on Averlll avenue, next Thursday evening." Several of the employes of the Sar gent company who reside in Branf ud, after the acrlJont . w. cmh. , hi. W V". .'j?.f'4.''OlW P'f f'w, '.days,'! messages never reached their 'destln- ana w tn tne present slackness of work at both the Malleable Iron Fittings company and the Branford Manufac turing company, the two leading manu. faoturlng plants in Branford, Industrial conditions are far from encouraging. Mr. nd Mrs. Willnrd Veltch of Brooklyn, who have been spending the holidays with Mrs. Robert Veltch of Barnett, street, will return to their home on Saturdav. Rv.' Ora S. Viriy will conduct an other evangelistic service In the Con gregat'onal church next Sunday after noon. Mrs. Richard P. Hart, a former resi dent of Branford, Is reported ill with tho grip at the home of.hrr parents, Mr. and Mrs. John B. Dunlop of Meri den.. ; - atton. Tho trial of Donovan's suit against the New Haven road will be gin soon In the Rhode Island court before Judge Sweetland. Charles 3. Hamilton Is Donovan's attorney. was well attended. ' Reports were read and two new members, to serve three years, were elected to the church com mittee. These were Mrs. Daley of North street, and Miss Kate S. Tibbals. Two members were re-elected, these being Sanford Hawkins, and H. I. Hat tliewson. ' The church Is iri' excellent condition. R. Co., has finely obtained a decision church, held on Wednesday evening, from the Superior court of Rhode Is land admitting his case In the courts of that slate. ' ,' On the evjnlng of November 10, 1906, Donovan was going down from this plajce to New Haven on a passenger train, and while he was walking from one car to another at Nrth Haven a sudden lurch of the car threw him from the platform and he was run over by the train. As a result of his Injuries both legs were amputated at the New Haven hospital, i The suit was thrown out In this state, Massachusetts and New York, because the New Ha 'en road set up a statute of limitations., claiming' that tha com pany had not received notice of the suit within four months, as -prescribed by the Connecticut statutes. Donovan says he tried to get word to his lawyer to begin suit against the railroad com pany several times within four months f Beautify the Home Nothing adds more to the attractiveness of the borne titan taste dlsplayeilln tho selection of wall hangings. Tliey form a background not only for the pictures, but also for the 1 1 rest rlf the furnishings. , Vo have not only made a study! , , ' of this specialty, but have years of experience back of It. ' Many owner of beautiful homes In this city will gladly ', endorse our work In this line: We have helped them very satisfactorily; let us advise with you. - r J MONROE BROS., 353 Grown St. Telephone 2761 oasis Rv. Howard Meserve, the pastor of the Plymouth church, spent yesterday In New Haven. ' ; Augustus Mead of the Orchards, Gre'tiwlch, 'is the guest of her eousln, Dr. Putney on Broad street. , Mrs. Frederick Beardsley and her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Wlnnlfred Besrdsley, of Center street, are visiting among friends t Woodstock Vt. ( The thirtieth social and dance given under the auspices of the Westville So cial and Athletic club will be held this evening in Lenox ball. Music will b furnished by Jami W. Stanford's or chestra. The committee in charge are Elton Downs, chairman; Harry Whi!- oey, Egbert Thrall, Guy Johnson and Harvey Herman. Walter Hosley has been assisting at the postoffJce two or three days this week. Mrs.: Samuel Hodgklnson entertained the N..N.. Whist club at her residence on Whittlesey avenue this evening.. Mrs Dr. J. H. Buff urn returned this evening from a two weeks' stay with relatives in Walllngford, Vermont. Mrs. William Works of Governor's avenue, wha has been 111 with the grip, has recovered, and has been visiting at her former homs In Long Hill. Wallace Roydcn. who has been , at Rockawsy Beach. Long Island, Is at his home for f?w days. ,. . John F. Gallaghan of South Colony street has returned from a stay In Washington D. C. Egbert Thrall of Willard street has accepted a position with the Elm City Nursery company on Edgewood, ave. nue. If the Hnby Ik "-titdnjt Teeth, bp sure and Use that old and well trtel remedv, Mrs. Wlnslow s Soothing Syrup, for children teething. It soothes the chtlrl. softens the gums, allays nil pain. curis wind colic and Is the best remedy for diarrhoea. Twenty-five cents a bottle. WALLINGFORD. (sperln! Jonrnnl-Conrier Nrm Service.) Walllngford, Jan. 16. At the clos ing union prayer meeting prfparatory to the Chapman campaign bell at the 6n Wednesday afternoon of next I cin8re6anl church last evening week Mrs Frnu h,m r i there were over BOO people In attend- Harry Leonard will entertain "Th ance Great enthusiasm is shown h?re At the meeting of the Woman'i clu to be held next Monday afternoon I tne tenure room of the library, Mrs. Frank C. Potter, of New Haven -will deliver an address on the subject Wo men Factory Inspectors. The annual meeting of the Reading circle was held on Wednesday evening at the home of Mrs. A. B. Gardner, on Rogers avenue. The attendance wai good, and all of the officers were re elected. Mrs. aeorge Watt Is the pres ident. Mrs. William Oakley the vice president, Mrs. II. Walter Cornwall th secretary, and Miss Pearl Worddi the treasurer. The circle is the literary so- J;clety of the town, the membership of niwhlrh Is strictly limited, and the meet ings are very Instructive as well as In teresting. - Th thirty from! her who attended th The Wopowage Social club met on Wednesda'y evening with Mr. and Mrs. Harry M'rwln, Wheelers Farms avenue - 1..,. .-. I n"' ,a,e. uusmcs uoneKes bannurt .,,,. were nresent. An and dance In New Haven Tuesday ev- lnf,.,rma, entertalrment was furnished en ng had a rather difficult time in Lv tne ,UMts. Ml Rebecca Hallowell Kn'"'5 "omc' nt stone had ,, M) KiMnjre Norrls sang a duet made arrangements for the train tojvprv nlcflv, ani MlM Norr!g ,9o sang s op here. For some reason ther train golo. Mlsg Car( Abbolt and Master did not stoo and the par.ty was carried Trv Merwln rne recitations, James and t'h crowr?riha,CktS 7,7 h" "Vel, playfd . plmo solo. Game, and the erod arrived in this place . Vlnil! .. en10yfd durlnK the auout i c. m. , . . . . evening. neiresnn:rmo wn bc.u. over the work and when the Chapman workers come to this place they 111 be given a rousing reception. E. G. Many of the neonle of Westville mr 1 Chapman, brother of the great evan- Whist club" at the home of Mrs. Harrv Leonard on McKlnley avenue. attending the camrsign meetings In the city, and a large number were pres ent at the Calvary Baptist church yes terday afternoon to hear the sermon preached by Rev. S. Parks Cadman, D.D., of Brooklyn. gelist. was present at the meeting last evening. Xo. H. S. ncccptlort This Year. Departing from the custotn of the past fifty years the members of the Junior class of the Walllngford h'gh nas. school have voted to give a banquet this year instead of the annual re ception and dance, which in pat years has been held during com- The Ladies' Missionary society will i mencement week. The annual reeep meet this afternoon at the home of I t'on 'nl dance given to the seniors by Mrs. Charlrs Harrison on Willard itne Junior I the only affair of any strcet. (importance in the school life and has always been attended by all the stu dents, their friends and the alumnae. Arthur Hunt of Burton street accepted a position with a shoe concern on Congress avenue. BRANFORD. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fox were pleas antly surprised by a party of their fi lends last evening.. During the even ing whist was played the prize win ners being Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Wilson Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Char les Fox, Mr. and Mrs. Georg Whlt takcr. Mr. and Mrs. F. Huntington. Mr. ana .Mrs. it. Fox. Mr. and Mrs. F. Stearns,. Mt. and Mrs. J. Burton. Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Talcott. Mrs. H. Beaumont, Mrs M. Shelly. M. Becroft. E. Rcaumont. Mrs. Bornmann and her daughter. Miss C'orinne Barnm.inn of West Haven havu bei the guests of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Christie, on Broad street. The officers of the Ladles Auxiliary, A. O. H.. were Installed this evenlnfg at the Temperance Hall bv County rrefldent MUb Ellen T. Molloy, of New Haven. The Trinity guild of St. Peters -hurch will meet In the parish hous this evening. that childhood's dream of ' the that never was on land or sea. "But oases, some of them measur ing twenty thousand square miles, do tremendously exist. And since civiliza tion,' prowling even in the Sahara like a commercial beast of prey, to feed upon tracts of valuable land, has dis covered their importance, it might be well to see what they really are. '"AH of a sudden, like a cord drawn across a flat surface, a sharp line cuts across the desert's face, and the hori zon comes to light. The line bristles with tassels, ' as it were, and as the caravan advances there break upon the eyes sweeps of Instanteneotis green. There are no palms at once to be seen; a line of hedge, sparse patch es of cultivated land, across which a lion would scarcely dare to tread. A few clumps of mimosa, low groves of tamarisk, and the desert sands are re linauished for the earthy soil of civ ilized country,-! This is the land of the living, the land of farms, the land of sounds. A bird calls, a lamb bleats. In the distance the shape of snowy hous- es, the round blatant dome of a tiny mosque, the shadow of a town defines Itself. Graclle shape of yellow tiger clear pool under a trinity of palm shade visions of the schoolroom Oh! where are they? . . ' ' ' "This litle country, where all pre conceived ideas of an oasis fade as one enters it, is the Sea-Land a lake pasture, according to the tneanlng of Its ancient name. El Fayoum.- "The Pharaoh of the Almond Eyes, Amenhotep III, created this province, whose fertility was a discovery In his own times. During those ancient reigns the oasis numbered 36 towns and villages. To-day Its population is over two hundred thousand souls. "The Fayoum is more exquisitely pastoral than even the fertile ribbon of land along the bank of the Nile. It U a garden blossoming In the desert like a colossal flower. If one might be suspended over the plain In an air ship and look down on this spot jf country It would appear li!:e a btunwt Bet anion its leaves of green. Tivre are pstche of cultivation oyer it as tender in color aa the .young spring leafage. Into this blends the dark shadow of the cotton fields and the bright bloomy squares of the bean in leaf and flower. If this perfume cf the bean blossom is fine and sribt'.e tn the oasis, the rose is still sweoter, and oue after another of the Fitmptinos rose gardens lie behind their n!gh white walls roses perpetual'y 'tower ing, perpetually gathered. Tivi Fay oum rose supplies al the petals for the famous rose water sold tn uteh extent in Egypt, and from thee ship ped all over the world." Romance there, among all these steam tea kettles, where a man cant' shlyer his timbers because there isn't a tim ber in the entire hull?, ; '. jr , Kipling has a poem somewhere In k which he says Romance Jptlll Uvea, but I we'll bet Kipling himself doesn t be lieve it. He knows, with Mr. Nicholson and other writers,' that Rftinarice dlefl yesterday, when the Indianapolis posf offlce was torn down, and the real cow boy quit his Job, and the maids , of New England became telephone girls, and the Southern darky became pos sessed of a mule and ambition and money enough to send riis Kids to tus kegee, Romance-r-there Isnt enough of it left In this rhodernlzed sphere to wad a shotgun! Denver Republican. STIR CP THIS STAGNATION. . J, 1.-:' H'Thiitlt Clayton Lathrop leavs Friday for a three month's stay in Florida. Miss Medors BcardBley of New Haven spent yesterday In the public s-hools teaching drawing, and was the guest or her rrand father, the Hon. Charles W. Besrdsley over night. To-day. Miss Beardsley will tehch in tne sclmol at Woodmont. WHEN' ROMANCE DIED. Meredith Nicholson, one of the best Weir Know it Citiwn Poes 'Not'. :'Tlnie? IiicatiiuM. - f ri , It -has been -end tUat : eottifriScial '' movements have four stages. First, ac- ; tlvity; seconcl, .lnriatin; thlrj, paulc: fourth.- staghattdn.." ;Ve' havo if.me j through them all ;andj are T0-" landed j and' stranded - In. the last onel AVhat ! next?.. 'y.. . . ' it '.'.''' ! There was a popular demand notto ' eay clamor; foV'inVestJgatioh and .cor rection of the misdeeds of railway aind I Industrial corporation. Newspapers, periodicals,' public bodies and state! and national , governments . turned j their attention to' that. work. Many i offenses were unearthed, many bftend- i ersdiscovered. Overcapitalization,; un- ' Just', discrimination in ratesr favorit ism, bad bookkeeping and unlawful . cnmbinatlona were exnosed and dulv turned over to the courts. The work ;' was; pretty thoroughly accomplished. I The? unjust' rates were stopped,-the i combinations ended, the overcapltaliz- J atiofi. brought, to a sudden halt. 'Cor- j orations now are not putting out ,"wa- j tered',' securities and If they should nobody Would buy them.' . j . Presumably these results were' ae- ' compllshed to: the satisfaction of tha public. But, what the public are. not so well satisfied 'with is the general air of gloom and' distrust that seems to hang ioVer 'the - business community, the scarcity '.of cash, ihe premium da currency, the dwindling of trade, the shrinkage of values, the. loss of faith in investments, the ruin of investors) and the apprehensions of banks and their' customers, although th banka have been thoroughly overhauled and are .found to be as a whole, remark ably sound and solvent. Denunciation is supposed, to . be pleasing to ithe public. It Is easy. Any body can denounce.. Anybody can. tear down, though few can build up. After, a-while the public tlrea of it The muck heap is large and doubtless more unsavory stuff can be found by turning It over and over. But that im However, at the banquet which is to be given this year only the members of the senior and junior classes will ..,., . . - . I be present. It Is planned to engage T L, J;"7a,-C:"'" two auditoriums and to hold the ban- Branford, Jan. 16 -Offlcers of Sidney ; Quet in one during the earlv part of c,!8 h'?- 10, rdfr f V"UeJ 'tn v' and lhc 'a'" the eve Spanish ar A eterans have been elect- Ring to follow the collation with a ed as follows: commander, William S. r.ntin a h, i .h. .u. c- Clano: senior vice commander. John i . . ,,, . . . . . in.- uaui4iivL a lv i tt r win w engagea rir hn,r L comman- (from either New Haven or Hartford. Eugene OUahan: officer of the day, The , a(talr probahlv ben at -Thomas G. Fisher nfBrpr of th ......... .. . . ' .. . . !iu, uciocn ana last unti ii. The an- THE REAL OASIS. Not the tonrly Mule Spot Travelers Have Described For Vs. not ail the public -wants. Men cJt of Indiana's many pleasing writers, not r!ae t0 business or ship freight on , sends a half humorous, half regretful muck rakes. They want and this la ! letter to the Indianapolis News, com-' what thev originally set out to get i ... ... . ,u .,h f the rani- bfner facilities -for trade and trans- nlainfnff that the growth or tne capi-, . . : tal completely ' "",rK """ "cuer care; more anu if itrr nuts and lerminnis,. netier ; method of management, reliable cor- 1 porations and ' trustworthy officials. of Hooslerdom has spoiled Indianapolis fof literary ma terial. j v t f. VilinTcnn is Wise enoueh to know that the same condi- j Thpv want to' see business resume its ; hold true everywhere else in this ""'ma! hanl?!s' - tM hat a.re . u nn iium ii treasonable and nrofltaihle. not evtrava. I a1,rfr0m; m Applet's Ml. Marie Van ST uJmX ! high or abnormally low. . In a a stay with friends in New Haven. I t.n. reat manv surprising ! "n . . ... .... s. ' word they want to see more . stetta facts about a subject on which most j traaitiot,7 Aren't the cowboys of tu-j18" toward renewal of entArprisa i 'of us ar? very ill informed. j dav a of half-baked, irresponsible an restoration of confidence. - "The map of our school days made i fc) jg wno are jllRt playing the game I w are told that such a period of1 i little of the Oasis." he says. "A dot. j ,ca'use ft Rives them a chance to use ' "hard times ", as this is natural and , a circle and in the last form it the cs, words they have learned Inevitable in the sequence of events, t i distinctly at iu best it formed !, the' street comers jf lively, electric- Perhaps it is. But there is nu eftuse) mere b'ur c-n the wide surface that j jignteti and unromantic towns? Aren't i fr th croakers who would prolong ;. spelt Desert. But in our imagination miners a well-educated lot of ami perpetuate it. aow mat -we nave , i we have all of us seen it It was round cnapg- as a rule, who never say "By , gtme through the worst and faced the of course, small and bright and green. the eiarna!." and who always brush :- hardest it is worth white to consider . proud with high palms and very i tlleir j,air till it shines lefore they sit sometnms on tne otner siae. uur gor MILFORD. Imperial Jouranl-t onrler eirs ilerrfre.l Mllford. Jan. IT. The school children are sn tagr for every bit of skatin that several have a. ready fallen nti the cold waters of African Lake. At least oie child has falln into th "",much the shape of Noah's Ark trees ' jwn to an Armour trademark meal ernment reports show that we have ' - inapiam. Marry Reg- nouncement of this -chance will prob-P" 3I5'- an'1 pp "ennesi,,-. one boy anrt f ihfiT own delectable color. It j at ,h, ramn boardine-house? And shipped and sold abroad during the .... its iv. rage; quar- ably be a great disappointment to the , W!'s ln lne ni, "r 1 nls "rm l'ts. 8ev-; . f a sand lake and It had i .k. Tndlani a lot of ex-football last year more of our. products and Clifford E. Kniffin. Th Ihimr. r .i. i . , pral of his companions tried to null h. . '. . .. nu.i.- n i . .1 , -. minufanturc. iKn in n..vin.,i lanes , ... - - -- --. i um ria i.uii. v., ii-.v. ...... - - - . termaster. above ofiicers will be installed, Tues- ' who have been accustomed to attend ! "" having tied a number of ovi-n-oats ttcrn which camels drank, where "the put up a tepee without yelling for . years of our history. The gold that together, when the four would-be res- naTrhed traveler bent to slake hs ., white man to heiD 'em on the Europe has been pouring into our cof- cuers fel" in. too. Finally all struggled thirst.' Lions, tigers, tropical birds dis- . job? In fact, isn't the whole West of fers by the hundred million is only out and the skating was resumed. ported their bright and terrifying i to-day about as unromantic a pasture her payment for the merchandise she forms; but even animal life grew in- as ever invited a hungry author, only ha bought from us. In view of these xip-p is a thin coat of on ii-fi. distinct. 3 round and cool and green, to fool the poor cbap? facts, it is - worth while to consider u, w..,e. --.uary - this annual affair. At the meeting of .. , the Junior c!as. which was held last The Battery basketball .team defeat-; week. Afiss Lillian Schaler. the. class ed the lale Consolidated team of New : teacher, made a few remarks setting Haven at Pythian hall. Wednesday ev- 1 forth the advantages of a school hard ening oy a score OI ol to 19. The game nuet over those of a lartelv atienrlprt t ...mr, R-utol s ice nnnrt . - f macirat frrshnees. the oasis stin- : lnt n.i riniiht trollevired New Ene- whether it is better to settle down was fast and furious and was the best reception and dance. The -las thrn ! ur.ini o for cold -nri. .t,. nii.rt nnnn our dream of the Sahara. , lonH Is hv of old maids who would into -our winter of discontent" or exhibition of goal throwing seen here ; voted to give the banquet, and th? fol- it can get thicket, and be in condition We saw it far across the school room ! make "good copy." w hile the southern ' agree that the time has at last arrived I this season. ! low-tnr rnmmittp, if -Are rhnwn o w.. . ti V. RavMnth tr a rrl rn In 1 ratryn tnt n- mrr-a nlntnrecmio i Hon ' w-hpn WA mav "thank (Zad and rake i range for the event: I the ai.-. But how much farther do we i a tan-colored Pullman porter. As for .courage." Letter to New York Trl- .aara u erien 01 .xt lcrs city, i Decorating committee Miss Caro- I Mrs. J, E. Lockwood, the ai.-. But how much farther do we a tan-colored Pullman porter. As .or .courage. who was um- 'see it now down through the years the sea, what is the use of hunting lor bune.-